Art Services - Arts Council/Alliance - Media - Nonprofit - Special Events



 175 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44308

ArtsNow is an innovative non-profit which connects arts, culture, and community. An outcome of the GAR and Knight Foundation funded Arts and Culture Assessment, ArtsNow seeks to connect, collaborate, and support the incredible creative sector in Summit County.

The mission of ArtsNow is to strengthen the vibrancy of Summit County and enrich the lives of its people and community through the advancement of arts and culture.

ArtsNow owns and operates, a  website launched in October of 2015. This unique forum serves as a robust arts & culture event calendar for the county as well as a portal for artists, performers, venues, and organizations to feature their talents. is free to use and is home to everything from family-friendly events to individual artists sharing their work.

Nicole Mullet was named Executive Director of ArtsNow in July of 2015.  Prior to joining ArtsNow, Nicole worked at The University of Akron as the Director of Tech Prep for the College of Applied Science and Technology’s Office of the Dean. In addition to her work with ArtsNow, Nicole currently serves as Vice President of Torchbearers, a service and leadership development organization and independent affiliate of Leadership Akron. Nicole sits on the board of Project Learn of Summit County and was the 2014 recipient of the  Women of the Year “Woman to Watch” award from The Summit County Historical Society.  Nicole was instrumental in the development and implementation of connect2akron and launching InternEdge in conjunction with Torchbearers and Leadership Akron.  The Greater Akron Chamber selected Nicole as one of their 30 for the Future recipients of 2014.